Meesapulimala is one of the most beautiful adventurous and scenic places in Kerala. It is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats of Idukki district on the Indian subcontinent and its peak is 2640 metres above the sea level. It is situated in the middle of Anaimala hills and Palani hills which is near to the Suryanelli.
Meesapulimala is blessed with a pleasant climate and a pollution free atmosphere. It is a perfect place to hang-out with family and friends especially for nature lovers and also an ideal place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life and to enjoy the beauty of nature.
This place is indeed a heaven on the earth. The picturesque beauty of Meesapulimala has been enjoying through trekking to the peak and it is organised by Kerala Forest Department Corporation in Munnar. There are 8 mountains to climb and the view from the top of Meesapulimala is stunning. There is also one more mountain its name is Pulimala. It is tiger Shape Mountain but, the entry to this mountain is strictly prohibited.
So if you want to explore Meesapulimala you can book through the Kerala Forest Department website. The KTDC offers 3 packages for the guest to stay. They are Base Camp, Sky Cottage, and Rhodo Mansion.
It is located at the altitude of about 600 feet. They have arranged tents at there to stay for the guest. The cost of the base Camp package for two persons is Rs. 3500/-. There are total 20 tents are available. The facilities and the service included in this package are Campfire, toilet, trekking, guide, breakfast, lunch, Evening tea and dinner.
It is an ideal place to stay for honeymoon couples. The main attractions of this cottage are it is standing aloof on a cliff which is facing a lovely waterfall and the cottage has a large glass window so that you can enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains and hills.
The cost of Sky Cottage package for three persons is Rs.9000/-. The facilities and the service included in this package are toilet, trekking, guide, breakfast, lunch, Evening tea and dinner.
Rhodo Mansion is situated at Rhodo valley which is at a distance of 7 Kilometres from the base camp. Those who love to stay at the hilltop and to enjoy sightseeing by walking it would be a perfect place.
The cost of the Rhodo Mansion package for two persons is Rs.6000/-. The facilities and the service included in this package are campfires, toilet, trekking, guide, breakfast, lunch, Evening tea and dinner.
The best time to visit Meesapulimala is from December to January. Definitely visiting this place would be worth the money and also it would be a memorable experience in your life.
How to reach Meesapulimala
The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is about 131 Km from the airport. The nearest Railway Station is Aluva Railway Station which is about 135 Km from the railway station.